3,226Nov 4, 2013
First Lady Mamie Eisenhower
Marilyn Holt and Edith Mayo talked about the life and influence of first lady Mamie Eisenhower and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the perception of ...
306Aug 27, 2013
Modern First Ladies
Historians Richard Norton Smith and Edith Mayo gave a preview of the second season of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” which was co-sponsored by the White House ...
2,005Jun 3, 2013
First Lady Caroline Harrison
Edith Mayo and William Seale talked about the life and influence of first lady Caroline Harrison and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. An artist interested in ...
5,521Mar 11, 2013
First Lady Dolley Madison
Guests talked about the life and influence of First Lady Dolley Madison, focusing on her role in Washington society, her years as first lady (1809-1817), and activities in Washington after her ...
3,394Feb 18, 2013
Historical Perspectives on First Ladies
Historians talked about the role of the first lady of the United States and how it had evolved through history. They gave examples of the differences between various first ladies. The ...
685Nov 15, 2011
The Legacy and Influence of First Ladies
The evolving influence and political power of first ladies was discussed by the director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, the curator of the Smithsonian’s first ladies' exhibit, and the eldest ...
75Mar 6, 2008
Women Who Ran for President
A panel discussion was held on women presidents and the challenges they face as candidates and chief commanders in countries around the world. The panelists included two former campaign ...
53Jan 15, 2001
First Ladies Exhibit
Ms. Mayo talked about an exhibit at the National Museum of American History featuring memorabilia and artifacts of the first ladies. During the program she described various shots taken at ...
185Dec 23, 1999
Ms. Mayo is the author of The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies. She talked about several first ladies and how the role of first lady has changed and become more political. She ...
33Feb 26, 1997
U.S.-Chile State Dinner Special
Interviews were conducted between live coverage of the White House receiving line and State Dinner in honor of Chilean President Frei. Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments. Live ...